About Us

 

Trusted Legal Counsel For Family Law Matters

Shulman Family Law Group represents and advises sophisticated clients in all aspects of divorce, including asset division, spousal and child support, relocation with a child and cross-border custody enforcement, both international and interstate.

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We also assist with adoptions, surrogacy, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, modifications to existing orders and the rights of same-sex couples.

Shulman Family Law Group offers an in-house accounting professional on staff to assist our clients with any finance questions regarding their case.

Our team is committed to providing personal attention and positive results. 

Practice Areas

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Divorce

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Child Custody And Support

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Spousal Support

Property Division

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Modifying Existing Orders

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Prenuptial And Postnuptial Agreements

Adoption and Surrogacy

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Why Choose Us

 

Family Law Is Our Sole Focus

 

We bring decades of collective experience in divorce, asset division, custody, adoption, surrogacy and same-sex issues. Active in California’s divorce bar, we are known as ardent negotiators in settlement forums, respected among judges and stand toe-to-toe with the most prominent divorce attorneys in California, a groundbreaking state for family law. Maya Shulman writes extensively on emerging issues in family law, including celebrity privacy, and contributed to the book Strategies for Family Law in California, 2015 ed.

Ms. Shulman is a member of the family law sections of The Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Ventura County and The American Bar Associations. Other professional associations and memberships include The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, and The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

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We are one of Southern California’s leading family law advocates

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We work to reach effective solutions in an affordable manner

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We bring decades of collective experience in divorce, asset division, custody, adoption, surrogacy and same-sex issues. 

 

Our Partners

Maya Shulman, Esq.

Maya Shulman, Esq.

Attorney

The founder of Shulman Family Law Group, Maya Shulman offers legal representation to those in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties who are dealing with issues of family law, including divorce and custody.

Melanie J. Carter, Esq.

Melanie J. Carter, Esq.

Attorney

With a career spanning more than two decades, Melanie J. Carter has been a steadfast presence in the realm of family law. Her journey has encompassed pivotal roles at various boutique family law firms in the Los Angeles region, where she has adeptly navigated an array of intricate litigation matters.

Raffaela Jacob

Raffaela Jacob

Paralegal

Raffaela is a valued member of the Shulman Family Law Group, having served as a legal assistant/paralegal since 2014. With a wealth of experience in the field, Raffaela brings a kind, honest, and sensitive approach to her work. She specializes in preparing Interspousal Deeds, and facilitating Stipulated Judgments, among other essential tasks.